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kale

 (kāl)
n.
1. A plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having dark green, spreading, usually crinkled leaves that are eaten as a vegetable. Also called borecole, cole, colewort.
2. Slang Money.

[Middle English col, kal; see cole.]
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kale

(keɪl) or

kail

n
1. (Plants) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, with crinkled leaves: used as a potherb. See also collard
2. Scot a cabbage
3. slang US money
Compare (for senses 1, 2): sea kale
[Old English cāl; see cole]

kale

(keɪl)
n
dialect Northern English a queue
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kale

(keɪl)

n.
1. a cabbagelike cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea acephala, of the mustard family, having wrinkled leaves used as a vegetable.
2. Slang. money.
[1250–1300; Middle English cale, northern variant of cole]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kale - informal terms for moneykale - informal terms for money    
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"
2.kale - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a headkale - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
collard - variety of kale having smooth leaves
3.kale - coarse curly-leafed cabbage
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
collard greens, collards - kale that has smooth leaves
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Translations
kapusta
grønkål
grænkál
grønnkål
jarmuż
kel
grönkål

kale

[keɪl] N (Bot) → col f rizada
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kale

[ˈkeɪl] nchou m frisé
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kale

, kail
nGrünkohl m
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kale

[keɪl] ncavolo verde
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Rijnhout, Boven de boerenkool: Operaties in het luchtruim boven Nieuw Guinea 1951-1962.
Boven de boerenkool is a sequel to Wachters boven het stenen tijdperk (2011), detailing the history of the Marine Luchtvaartdienst (MLD) in New Guinea until 1950, with an emphasis of course on the role of the vast and inhospitable island during World War II.
One typical Dutch food is boerenkool, a stew with kale, potatoes and sausage.